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US$35.00 per adult
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Narrated Boat Tours

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Get an in-depth look at Providence from a boat cruise that travels along the waterways of Rhode Island’s capital city. Your guide shares live commentary about historical landmarks and modern destinations as you take in sites including the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier, Providence Industrial Harbor, Providence River, Waterplace Park and the pedestrian paths of Riverwalk. Choose a daytime or evening cruise, and feel free to bring your own refreshments on board.
US$30.00 per adult
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MayLehmannNYC wrote a review Oct 2020
New York City, New York603 contributions180 helpful votes
Shy of two miles long, Benefit street is a veritable "stroll" back in history as the street highlights 18th and 19th architecture. Modern street lights are replaced by faux gas lights which only add to the charm of this street. A walk at dusk when the lights come on is a must!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Cheryl's M wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had a very short time to see anything in Rhode Island. We chose to drive Benefit Street and saw the 1st Baptist church being taken care of. Although these may not be the #1 tourist attractions on tripadvisor, we enjoyed them immensely!! So much history. We went on to Plimouth Plantation that same day and also enjoyed that. It was at the end of September 2019 and we thoroughly enjoyed our one day in Rhode Island!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Doris D wrote a review Feb 2020
East Harlem, New York37 contributions1 helpful vote
A great street and restoration area to explore. The Rhode Island Historical Society regularly has tours of the section of Providence, and they are worth enquiring about. The docents are knowledgeable and the walking tours are not too strenuous.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Secret Eatboy wrote a review Dec 2019
22 contributions8 helpful votes
Benifit street! >clap clap< where all the kids meet! clap clpa< get a sandwich with meat at Geoffs' and see some art on the street clap clap there's a fountian that's sweet clap Benifit street!!!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Dell L wrote a review Oct 2019
Austin, Texas127 contributions31 helpful votes
We decided to go to Providence from Texas on a whim and it turned out great. The people are friendly and the areas like Benefit Street near Brown University is wonderful for strolling.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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